Houhai Bar Street - Shichahai

Shichahai is a scenic area that covers three lakes: Qian Hai (Front Sea), Hou Hai (Back Sea) and Xi Hai (Western Sea). The most famous area is Houhai Bar Street, Pubs and lounges are housed in the local courtyards along hutongs, with amzaing view of Houhai lake, it is not difficult to understand why so many foreigners come to enjoy night life here.
The history of Shichahai can be traced to the Jin Dynasty (1115 - 1234), and during the Yuan Dynasty (1271 - 1368), it was a prosperous terminal. In the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644), Shichahai became a place for leisure where people could stroll around and enjoy the cool shade under williow trees.
The Bell Tower, Drum Tower, and the well-known ancient Hutong Yandai Xiejie are just nearby, Shichahai is the way which must be passed by for the rickshaws for Hutong tours.

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Editor' s Note:   During our Hutong tours in Beijing, the rickshaw always pass by  Shichahai, and if you like to enjoy a evening at Houhai bar street, you may come back then.    ----China Travel Shanghai (Please e-mail to tansy@chinatravelshanghai for more info)

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